Recent Blog Posts

Mayoral Candidates are coming together to talk about the Arts

With the Calgary civic election on the horizon, three theatre companies have come together to host a Mayoral Candidates Forum on the Arts. Spearheaded by Theatre Junction Grand with One Yellow Rabbit Theatre and Alberta Theatre Projects, the forum will take place on August 28th, at 6pm, at Theatre Junction Grand.

Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards comes to an end

As our city launches into one of the busiest months in theatre during September, it is with heavy hearts and regret that the Calgary Theatre Critics (Louis B Hobson, Stephen Hunt, Rodrigo Flores and Jenna Shummoogum) must announce the conclusion of the Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards (The Critters.) Since 2011, the Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards […]

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival Calgary is back for two days of indulgence on October 17 and 18, offering a little something for everyone. The Festival offers the opportunity to sample an extensive variety of world-class wine, scotch, premium spirits, import and micro-brewed beer along with gourmet culinary creations from local restaurants, hotels […]

Recent Reviews

Stage West’s ‘Legally Blonde The Musical’ is big bright fun

Back in 2001, Reese Witherspoon starred in the leading role of a film called Legally Blonde, based on the novel by Amanda Brown. In 2007, Legally Blonde The Musical premiered in San Francisco with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Neil Benjamin, with book by Heather Hach. Stage West Theatre is putting on Legally Blonde The Musical  with a […]

Alberta Ballet’s ‘All of Us’ is underwhelming

Alberta Ballet’s production of All of Us features the music of the Tragically Hip and is inspired by the band. With choreography by Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maitre, the production was set to capture the spirit of the Hip, paired with the powerful movement of ballet. It missed the mark by a mile. Though the narrative was a separate […]

Theatre Calgary’s The Secret Garden – Review

My review of Theatre Calgary’s ‘The Secret Garden’ for GetDown.ca